What is endoscopy?

Method of examination of internal organs using a special optical device - endoscope.

Endoscopy at Kivach clinic

It is used for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes (e.g., polyp removal, the treatment of Helicobacter pylori using photodynamic therapy). The specialists of the clinic are provided with the modern equipment that allows to carry out any types of endoscopic examinations, including:

  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (gastroscopy, EGD). Endoscopy of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum.
  • Sigmoidoscopy (proctoscopy). Endoscopy of the rectum and lower sigmoid colon.
  • Colonofiberscopy (colonoscopy, CFS). Endoscopy of the colon.

Endoscopy specialists are involved in Check Up programs, as well as other programs if prescribed by the attending physician. The examination is carried out in a specially equipped room. If medically required, it is possible to conduct an endoscopic examination in a state of drug-induced sleep (under the supervision of an anesthesiologist).


Oleg Panchenko


Kirill Pyatkin

Endoscopist, sonographer